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The legendary Raffles hotel in Singapore

Legendary in the hospitality business named Singapore Raffles were Armenian Sarkis brothers. Shortly after its founding, the hotel became the most successful Armenian business in Southeast Asia. According to the many reviews of guests, the hotel simultaneously harbored both the exotic East and the spirit of old England.

In 1887 the brothers Tigran, Martin, Avet and Arshak Sarkis base on the island of Singapore the Raffles hotel, naming it in honor of the founder of the colony of Thomas Stamford Raffles. They open a 10-room colonial Bungalow at the intersection of beach road (Beach Road) and Bras the Bass road (Bras Basah Road). As it turned out recently, the study of historical documents concerning the construction of the hotel, the place of construction and building belonged at the time of the famous Arab trader, Syed Mohammad Alsagoff. The hotel opened on December 1, 1887 and was dedicated to the birthday of the Queen of great Britain.

Two years later, the company announces an extension to the old building two new wings to the facades of the sea. In a year when the hotel was opened a pool hall, for guests organized the first free Banquet with music. Continue reading

Best hotels in Singapore

Mysterious and exotic Singapore is a city state located at the southernmost point of Eurasia, on the archipelago of sixty three Islands. Ultra modern metropolis will seduce its visitors with dizzying skyscrapers and architectural structures, colorful cosmopolitan, as well as the heritage of Chinese, Indian, Malay and Anglo-Saxon cultures. Once a colonial port, which belonged to the English crown, became the site of the world civilization, in intellectual, financial and business center, lush tropical greenery. Along with modern buildings and entertainment, worthy of the largest cities in the world, in Singapore, there are numerous monuments of different epochs and cultures.

Attractions

On a tour of all the attractions of Singapore may take more than one month. Therefore it is necessary to prepare in advance your route. Definitely worth it to take the time ethnic neighborhoods and visit Little India, Arab quarter and Chinatown. Tourists may expect to find an abundance of Souvenirs and culinary discoveries. Walk through the Singapore Botanic garden is a must of your stay. Continue reading

Das Stue (Berlin, Germany)

Selecting in Berlin Das Stue you will have the unique opportunity to experience the Royal past of this city. In the district of Charlottenburg, where actually is located the hotel, is some of the oldest houses of the city, in which there are apartments of the highest class. The hotel’s location is advantageous and the fact that nearby there are wonderful gourmet restaurants. The same residents also have the opportunity to stroll around the lake Lietzensee.Is important and the fact that there are very high-end shops of the capital, to find in the most exclusive brand. For lovers of cultural activities there are also a good opportunity to visit the theatre.

And now, a brief hotel description. The hotel rented rooms type Suite, non-Smoking and family rooms. From entertainment the hotel features a swimming pool, fitness centre, bar, restaurant and Spa. For a smooth connection with the inner world and convenient workflow the hotel provides free Internet. To ensure guests the most comfortable accommodation, the staff provides room service. Continue reading

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